Gilmore Girls fans get a taste of Luke's Diner for free

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Fans of Gilmore Girls can get a taste of Luke's Diner on Wed. Oct. 5th when approximately 200 coffee shops across the country transform into the shows most recognizable dining spot.

From 7 a.m. to noon, the transformed shops will hand out free coffee to 250 customers.

The one-day pop up shops are all part of a promotional campaign ahead of the show's anticipated four-episode revival on Netflix.

Here is a list of all the North Carolina locations taking part:

Biltmore Coffee Traders 518 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC 28803

Double D's Coffee and Desserts 41 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801

Mugs Coffee 5126 Park Rd., #1d, Charlotte, NC 28209

Not Just Coffee 224 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28202

Not Just Coffee 2140 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203

Sola Coffee Cafe 7705 Lead Mine Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615

Larry's Coffee 1507 Gavin St., Raleigh, NC 27608

Benelux Coffee 402 Oberlin Rd. #118, Raleigh, NC 27605

A full list of locations can be found at

The online streaming service is providing all the Luke's Diner essentials for staff and baristas including branded hats and aprons.

By 7 a.m., Sola Coffee Cafe in North Raleigh had a line around the building as fans waited to catch a glimpse of the transformed shop.

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